Fredrik Pedersen

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How To Make Natural Garden Pesticides - Quiet Corner

Natural Garden Pesticides<p>Garden pests are one of the few things that can make the otherwise enjoyable task of gardening frustrating. Whether it’s …

Gardening

Every Single Pinky and the Brain Plan to Take Over the World, Ranked

Are you pondering what I’m pondering? No, it has nothing to do with monkeys and dental floss. We’re ranking every single one of Brain’s schemes—both …

Survival Pulse | Daily Survival & Prepper News

Noteworthy survivalist & prepper blog posts and news articles published in the past 24 hours:<p>How to Use Survival Pulse<p>Use “Previous” and “Next” links …

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11 Things to Know Before Visiting the Lumber Yard - Quiet Corner

Choosing the right wood for a home improvement project can be tricky for experienced woodworkers and novice DIYers alike. Luckily, knowing a few key …

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To an outsider's eyes, winter is a time when nothing happens in the garden. While it's true that gardens in most of the country are bedded down during the cold months, gardeners are seldom idle. Winter is when diligent gardeners maintain their tools, select seeds and prepare their potting areas for …

Gardening

Buy or DIY: The Coolest Geometric Shelves Under $100

(Image credit: Urban Outfitters)<p>A home really starts to take shape the moment shelves are hung on the walls, and these stand-out geometric gems pack …

The basics of landscape design: Where to start when designing your garden

A well-designed garden is much more than just pretty plants<p>"Gardens are so much more than a collection of good design and good plants," says Lauren Hall-Behrens, landscape designer and founder of Lilyvilla Gardens in Portland, Oregon. She specializes in large-scale residential projects, oftentimes …

Landscaping

Wood Joinery - Half-Lap Joint - Quiet Corner

The half-lap joint is where half of each of the two boards being joined is removed, so that the two boards join together flush with one another. This …

Woodworking

OMG This Porn Can Kill Your Libido

One of the biggest lies internet communities and modernism have sold us is that enjoying porn is totally healthy and acceptable. For many, cyber-porn …

DIY Floors that Look Like a Million Bucks

Flooring is one of the things that has the biggest impact on the look of a room — but beautiful floors can also be really expensive. But the good …

Flooring

Edyn debuts smart water valve to put home gardens on autopilot

Oakland, Calif.-based Edyn started selling a new, smart gardening device this week: an Internet-connected water valve that lets users irrigate their gardens or lawns automatically.<p>The Edyn Water Valve uses data from the company’s Edyn Garden Sensor, a soil sensor, along with local weather systems, …

Trees and Plants to Grow for an All-Year Fruit Garden

If you have a little space for a garden, you’re probably growing seasonal vegetables—but there’s never a bad time of year to grow fruit, either. This …

Neuroscience confirms that to be truly happy, you will always need something more

What’s the sign of a life well lived? If you were to judge by LinkedIn resumes alone, you might be impressed by prestigious job titles and accolades. But in person, the importance of these formal achievements quickly fades away. Regardless of career success, there can be something very dispiriting, …

Neuroscience

Learn to Tie a Trucker's Hitch, the Knot You'll Use All Year

Need to secure canoes and kayaks to your truck or tie down long lengths of rope at your camp site? Then you need to learn the trucker's hitch.<p><b>Every year at Thanksgiving, my family treks to a</b> Christmas tree farm in the North Carolina mountains. We choose a Fraser fir, call in the chainsaw man, and …

Bear Attack Survival Guide | The Art of Manliness

According to Stephen Colbert, bears are the number one threat to America today. Sure, bears look cute when they’re rummaging through a garbage can …

A Study of Tradition 7

By being self-supporting and declining outside contributions, 12-step groups protect the fellowship structure and basic spiritual foundations. …

A Beginner’s Guide To Trekking And Climbing The Best Trails On The Planet

One foot in front of the other. You trudge. The frozen snow cracks under your boots. The air gradually thins. Up.<p>One foot in front of the other, that’s the key. The peripheral edema causes your hands to swell in your gloves. Your cheeks start to redden. Up. Up.<p>One foot in front of the…<i>where were …

Change Up Your Grill Game With This BBQ Sauce Recipe

It's fine if using a BBQ sauce that's colored anything but a shade of red feels like sacrilege, but it shouldn't. Sure, that might be the case in St. …

Walking the Nakasendo Trail in Japan

It is my first trip to Japan and my friends are eager to make it count.<p>"Oh, you will love Tokyo, it's such a great city."<p>This becomes a common …

DIY - How to Install Sod for a New Lawn - Quiet Corner

Instantly renew your lawn by laying sod. We’ll show you how.<p><b>TOOLS</b><p>hand trowel<br>• tape measure<br>• rototiller<br>• spading fork<br>• soil rake<br>• garden hose<br>• lawn edger<br>• stiff …

How To Sharpen Your Fixed-Blade Knife

“A sharp knife is a safe knife” — these aren’t just words to live by if you go hunting, camping or fishing on a regular basis. In a dire survival …

20 Wonderful Storage Solutions for Every Part of The Home

With the modern living, sometimes in our lives, everyone of us are facing problems with a low storage space. Today, there are so many people that …

Build This Beautiful Table for Two

An updated version of a 1939 PopMech project, this chic table can be built with scrap wood.<p>An updated version of a 1939 PopMech project, this chic table can be built with scrap wood.<p>PRINTABLE PLANS<p>Lunch Table Plans

DIY Outdoor Checkers Game Table

Here’s guaranteed family fun on the back deck. It’s a cleverly designed outdoor checkers game table. And it has a secret that makes it both beautiful …

How to Start a Fire After It's Rained

It was pretty damp this past Saturday. It rained a few times off and on, and when we finally decided to practice starting a fire in such wet …

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Build Yourself A Home Bar Without Going Broke

It’s pretty safe to say that craft cocktail culture is spiking worldwide. The upside is that we’re drinking and rediscovering classic drinks and inventing new ones every day. The downside is that going out and getting sloppy on cocktails is expensive, sometimes prohibitively so.<p>Mixing cocktails is …